First interactive model of human cell division

A research team from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory have created a protein map using 4D computer model that allows for real-time tracking of proteins during mitosis. The first interactive map of proteins that make our cells divide enables users to track exactly where and in which groups the proteins are that drive the division

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New study conducted by USCF maps the links between 625 genes and various different chemotherapy treatments

Despite successes of targeted cancer drugs and the promise of novel immunotherapies, the vast majority of people diagnosed with cancer are treated with chemotherapy. Now a new study by UCSF researchers using techniques drawn from computational biology could make it easier for physicians to use the patient’s genetic profile of the tumour to pick the

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Scientific research by University of York, shows genes are regulated by “Nano footballs”

Research at the University of York found evidence to suggest that genes are controlled by ‘nano footballs’, as the structures bear a strong resemblance to footballs but 10 million times smaller than the average ball. By placing tiny glowing probes on transcription factors, special chemicals inside cells which control whether a gene is switched ‘on’

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AI algorithm developed to study human aging process

Insilico Medicine, a biotech based in Baltimore, develops advanced artificial intelligence algorithms to study the ageing processes and discover new interventions in ageing. Many of these molecules aim to induce the expression of certain genes involved in the endogenous repair processes to slow down and even reverse some of the aging-associated diseases. By applying a

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Researchers at University of Oxford gain access to biomarker analysis technology

University of Oxford announced that it will benefit from Nightingale Health’s biomarker analysis technology. The Finnish company will install its technology in the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NPDH), in the Wolfson Laboratory. The biomarker platform allows the university to study large population cross-sections to trace 220 metabolic biomarkers from blood samples. This will be

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